Merino Elementary School



Merino Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merino Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 20
1 26
2 23
3 21
4 24
5 22
6 23
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merino Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Merino, CO in the School District No. Re-4 Buffalo. It enrolls 159 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merino Elementary School is the 984th largest public school in Colorado and the 50,481st largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 159
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,481st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 984th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 351st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 998th out of 1,097

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Merino Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 80
(50%)
80
(50%)
 Female 79
(50%)
79
(50%)

Merino Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 137
(86%)
137
(86%)
 Hispanic 14
(9%)
14
(9%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merino Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 108
(68%)
108
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(18%)
29
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(14%)
22
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Merino Elementary School is ranked 888th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merino Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Merino Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 156
2006 157
2007 164
2008 154
2009 167
2010 157
2011 155
2012 160
2013 165
2014 166
2015 159

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13
2007 14.1
2008 13.3
2009 14
2010 15.2
2011 15.7
2012 16.2
2013 15.8
2014 15.7
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38461538461538
2006 0.3312101910828
2007 0.28658536585366
2008 0.26623376623377
2009 0.35329341317365
2010 0.38216560509554
2011 0.32258064516129
2012 0.35
2013 0.30909090909091
2014 0.26506024096386
2015 0.32075471698113

Compare Merino Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.1%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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